Health At Every Size – a new approach for the UK?

Its not news that obesity is a huge public health issue across the ‘developed’ world. You would have to have been living on Mars not to have heard the warnings that this epidemic puts burden on our health care systems and threatens to shorten our and our children’s lives. In the meantime, no one really seems to know what to do about it – or at least not what to do about it that is effective in more than just the short term.

In the US in recent years there had been increasing weight (excuse the pun) behind a movement to take the emphasis away from the weight, and towards health – health at every size.

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